Eric Bell
Eric  Bell


DeSoto, Texas

High School:

Last College:
McLennan CC

Height / Weight:
5-3 / 150



Returns for senior year needing only 168 assists (approximately 5.5 apg in a 31-game season) to set a new career record in only three seasons of action ... is already the single-season assists record-holder, having dished out 182 in 2007-08.

2008-09 (Junior): Started 27 games with 29 appearances in all ... posted five-plus assists on eight occasions, giving him 30 such performances in his career ... broke double figures in scoring three times ... finished second in the SLC and No. 70 in the nation with a 2.0 assist-to-turnover ratio ... dished out eight assists in second game of year at Texas A&M ... scored eight points on 3-for-3 shooting, including two 3-pointers, with four assists in triple-overtime win against North Dakota State, despite playing only in the first half ... scored 10 points on 3-of-5 shooting and a 2-for-3 effort from 3-point range against Sam Houston State ... had seven assists and a season-high with four rebounds against Nicholls State ... played all 40 minutes at UT-Arlington, scoring a season-high 13 points on a 5-for-6 effort from the field (also a season-best) ... recorded a season-high three steals in that game ... posted five assists and tied a season-high with three steals against Northwestern State ... just missed season-high with 12 points against Lamar ... went 2-for-2 from 3-point range and hit all four free throw attempts in that game ... also dished out five assists ... tied season-high with three steals at Northwestern State ... tied season-best with two 3-pointers against Southeastern Louisiana ... scored seven points with four assists at UTSA in regular-season finale ... posted seven assists for the game and didn't commit a turnover in second half of SLC Tourney semifinals against A&M-Corpus Christi ... handed out a season-best nine assists in SLC Tourney title game against UTSA ... posted three assists with two steals in 20 minutes of action against Syracuse in NCAA Tournament.

2007-08 (Sophomore): An Honorable-Mention All-SLC selection and Newcomer of the Year candidate ... started all 32 games at point guard ... led the SLC in both assists (5.7 apg) and assist-to-turnover ratio (2.5) ... posted 22 games with at least five assists, including a career-high 11 at Northern Illinois ... also had a career-high 18 points in that game for first career double-double ... posted six double-digit scoring games ... finished the season just nine assists shy of tying the SFA single-season record of 191 ... set career-high of six steals twice ... posted career-high of seven rebounds in win at Oklahoma.

McLennan Community College: Started as a freshman for coach Kevin Gill ... helped lead team to the North Texas Junior College Athletic Conference co-championship ... team finished season with a 23-7 record ... averaged 4.3 assists per game and posted a 3-1 assist-turnover ratio ... earned NTJCAC Defensive Player of the Year honors and a spot on the second-team all-conference squad.

High School: Started and lettered in basketball each of his final three years at DeSoto High for coach Christopher Dyer ... averaged eight points and eight assists in his high school career ... set a new school record for career assists ... led team to the state finals as a junior in 2005 ... squad won district titles in both his junior and senior seasons ... academically, earned the President's Award and DeSoto's SOAR Award ... played four seasons on the Texas Top Prospects club team.

Personal: Son of Anthony and Wendy Bell ... born 12/31/87, in Waco, Texas ... undecided major.


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